Title: Report From Japanese Nuclear Industry Insiders: Business is Booming
Date: February 10, 2012
[... Reporter Hirotoshi Ito reports on] “backspin business” which is profit made off of situations that undo previous progress. Key players that once had the now-dubious honor of building a strong, clean, and safe nuclear power infrastructure are making preparations to profit from its damage.
For example, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has long struggled with the task of disposing of nuclear waste. Local residents of all TEPCO’s desired locations have been understandably hesitant to accept tons of radioactive material into their neighborhoods. Luckily for TEPCO the wasteland of the likely to be decommissioned Fukushima Daini (Number 2) Reactor is now the perfect place for them to set-up a decontamination factory.
Geologically it’s a nice fit due to the shallow bedrock perfect for such an installation. In addition, TEPCO doesn’t have to worry about pesky resistance from concerned residents [...]
Original Story: NewsPostSeven
h/t Anonymous tip
Read the report here
Published: February 10th, 2012 at 7:48 am ET
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